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1

What was the purpose of the Progressive movement?

to end the social ills of society

2

How do Progressives make reforms possible?

expand the scope of local, state, and federal government

3

What is the Progressives' goal?

elevate public interest over private greed

4

True or False: Most Progressives had deep religious beliefs

True

5

True or False: Progressives wanted moral reforms

True

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What 2 Things did Progressives want to see done?

- The prohibition (outlaw) of alcohol
- Everything closed on Sunday

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Quote of the Progressives

Use the government as an agency of human welfare

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What is a Progressive?

a liberal, usually middle class-wealthy

9

Targets for Improvement by Governments

- Schools
- Roads
- Conservation of Resources
- Health and Welfare
- Disabled
- Farmers

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Why was there a Problem?

- industrialization had many negatives

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First Movement

Improve City Life

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Which party tried to jump with the Progressives and why were they denied?

Socialists; too radical

13

Muckrackers

- name given by T.R.
- investigative journalists
- writers who thrive on exposing corruption and social injustice

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What was Roosevelt's belief on Muckrackers?

He thought they needed to learn where to draw the line and when to stop

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Muckrackers

- Henry Lloyd
- Lincoln Steffens
- Jacob Riis
- Upton Sinclair

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Henry Lloyd

- wrote "Wealth against Commonwealth"
- studied the Standard Oil Company and other monopolies

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Lincoln Steffens

- wrote "The Shame of Cities"
- looks at corruption of the city (how officials use and abuse their power)

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Jacob Riis

- wrote "How the Other Half Lives"
- exposes the slums of the cities

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Upton Sinclair

- wrote "The Jungle"
- exposes the horrors of the meat packing industry and the conditions of factory workers spaces

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5 Things the Progressives Needed to Change

1. Direct Primaries
2. Initiative and Referendum
3. Voter Registration
4. Recall
5. Direct Election of Senators

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Frederick Taylor

- idea of Scientific management
- if you shape a person's job, shape it, and reduce the waste, the worker will be better

DIDNT WORK
- only works with controlled jobs
- believed raises made ppl work harder

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Triangle Shirtwaist Company

girls die in fire bc locked in bc theft